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  1. All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AC7000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 3m., 3w., 11 either gender, expandable.

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    • 40 min.
    Based on several disastrous theatrical experiences, this play examines the process of putting on a show that is less than good. We go from the audition—where the director is more worried about roast beef than paying attention to the warm-up exercise, and the neurotic cast pretends to be bacon—to rehearsals—where a passive-aggressive stage manager gives everyone grief. This bad play within a play won't win any awards, but will keep audiences in stitches. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. The Oldest Story Ever Told

    The Oldest Story Ever Told

    By David F. Eliet. Music by Kenneth Kacmar.

    Product Code: O79000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School
    • 2m., 2w., with doubling or up to 15 (5m., 10w.) with roles distributed.
    • 45 min.
    All of the beloved and familiar elements of the Cinderella are here, but with highly theatrical variations representing the different cultures of Africa, India and China. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. As You Like It

    As You Like It

    Adapted by I. E. Clark from William Shakespeare's play.

    Product Code: AH9000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College
    • 6 to 8m., 4 to 5w.

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    • 40 min.
    Adaption of Shakespeare's As You Like It. Young couples court in the forest where not everyone is who they appear to be. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

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  4. Hucklebee and the Rhyming Mountain

    Hucklebee and the Rhyming Mountain

    By Wil Denson.

    Product Code: H61000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | College | TYA
    • 2m., 2w. (7m. Or w.)
    • 45 min.
    Hucklebee is rudely awakened and ordered to begin the journey of his life: the journey up Rhyming Mountain, where he meets characters like Stuffy Steadfast and Busy-Does-It, and the Wise Rhymer. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  5. Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    By Katie Reed.

    Product Code: LJ9000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 7m., 8w., extras.
    • 45 min.
    This comic melodrama is complete with rowdy ranch hands and beautiful French cancan dancers and will have the audience cheering the heroes and booing the villains. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. Ralph Roister Doister

    Ralph Roister Doister

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the play by Nicholas Udall.

    Product Code: RB6000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2m., 4w., extras.

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    • 35 min.
    Ralph thinks he is a lady's man and chooses Dame Custance as the lady. But she can't stand the conceited nincompoop. Their tempestuous courtship, complicated by a mischievous meddler and Custance's cute servant girls, rocks the stage in this historically important play. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)

    The Barber Of Seville (Le Barbier de Séville, Ou la Précaution Inutile)

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the plays written by Pierre-Augustin Caron De Beaumarchais.

    Product Code: BH8000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 7m., 3w.

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    • 40 min.
    Highly intelligent, energetic and ambitious Figaro wanted more than anything to be rich and famous so he could enjoy the splendid life of 18th century France. But he had no chance of succeeding because he was born a second-class citizen, and life for him and the other servants was so unbearable that whispers of revolt drifted through the musty air of the servants' quarters. The tricks Figaro thinks up to get even with the aristocrats produce one of the world's funniest comedies. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

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  8. The School For Husbands

    The School For Husbands

    Adapted by I. E. Clark. Based on the play by Molière.

    Product Code: SX3000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 6m., 3w., 1 either gender

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    • 40 min.
    A young woman must use all of her wiles to avoid marriage to her cruel guardian and find happiness in the arms of her true love. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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